Curbside Recycling Accepted Items

Call the Sanitation Department at 256-233-8747 to sign up for curbside recycling.


The following items can be placed in the curbside recycling cans:
  • Number 1 and Number 2 narrow neck plastic bottles.
  • Cans including aluminum, steel and tin.
  • Empty aerosol cans.
  • Flattened corrugated cardboard cut to fit inside the can.
  • Boxes for items such as the following and more:
    • Cake mix
    • Cereal
    • Crackers
    • Shoes
    • Soft drinks
  • Paper including newspapers, notebook paper and office paper.
  • Junk mail.
  • Magazines, catalogues and phone books.

Not Accepted

Please do not put the following in your recycling container:
  • Number 3-7 Plastic - can be taken to the Recycling Center
  • Glass Bottles or Containers - can be taken to the Recycling Center
  • Plastic Shopping Bags - Plastic shopping bags can be dropped off at:
    • Lowes
    • Publix
    • Walmart
  • Styrofoam or packing peanuts